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High school students not graduating on time by race and ethnicity in United States

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Definition and Source



The estimated percentage of an entering freshman class not graduating in 4 years.
The measure is derived from the Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate (AFGR), which uses aggregate student enrollment data to estimate the size of an incoming freshman class and aggregate counts of the number of regular diplomas awarded four years later.

Data Source

PRB analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), State Dropout and Completion Data. 


S - Estimates suppressed when NCES reporting standards not met.
N.A.– Data not available.

Last Updated

March 2024